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36 Australian Beaches Unsafe for Swimming Due to Human Shit

Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority issued a warning to steer clear of all 36 beaches in Melbourne, Australia’s second biggest city, due to a “poor” water quality rating, which turns out, is code for poo. This is not the first time this has happened. Read More >>

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The Highest Tightrope Walk in The Southern Hemisphere Looks Terrifying

This fearless daredevil is Kane Petersen, who has successfully walked a tightrope 300 metres above the ground at the Skydeck of the Eureka Tower on September 16th 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. Read More >>

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“My Dearest Ulmus”: People Are Emailing Trees in Australia

After the city of Melbourne assigned its trees email addresses so residents could report any issues, people began emailing the trees a wide range of correspondence. And sometimes, the trees write back. Read More >>

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Architect Finally Gives Us What We Want: A Beyoncé-Inspired Skyscraper

Just when you thought the world had hit peak Beyoncé, the hippest city in Australia is going to build a massive skyscraper inspired by… Beyoncé. This is not a joke. The city of Melbourne has given planning approval for the construction of a curvy 68-storey tower in its central business district. It even moves. Read More >>

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Architects Want to Build a Surf Park That Floats in the Ocean

Australia is home to some of the best surfing in the world, but at least a few surfer-slash-designers aren't content to leave their city to find great waves—so they're proposing an urban "surf park" right in the Melbourne's harbour. Read More >>

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MacBook Pro Perfume Project Makes Melbourne Artists Most Materialistic Men Ever

A team of three Melbourne-based artists win the award for Most Materialistic Consumers of Consumer Goods Ever, after working with a French fragrance lab to develop––I kid you not––Eau de MacBook Pro. Read More >>

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These Guys Skipped Out on a Bar Tab By Parachuting Off a 63-Storey Skyscraper

Have you heard this one before? Four guys dressed in business suits walk into a fancy bar and order a Negroni cocktail... that might sound like a start of a bad joke but in reality it's the beginning of a ridiculously awesome stunt. After finishing their drinks, the daredevils skip out on their tab by jumping off the bar's 55th storey balcony and parachuting to safety. Read More >>